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Jordan in Brief
   
Length of tour: 4 days
Departure City: Amman
Holiday Type: Coach Tour
Departure Day: Wednesday
  AMMAN - JERASH - MADABA - PETRA - WADI RUM
If you're short on time, this is the tour for you: allowing you to see the best Jordan has to offer in a short space of time! 

ITINERARY    
     
Day 1 - Wednesday



 

Amman - Jerash - Ajloun - Amman
Drive to Jerash, the best-preserved city of Roman times, to visit its theatres, temples, churches and colonnaded streets. Then continue to Ajloun to tour the 12th century Saracen Castle built by one of Saladin's lieutenants in the campaign against the Crusaders. Overnight in Amman.

                                  
Day 2 - Thursday




  Amman - Kings Highway - Madaba - Petra
Drive southwards along the Kings' Way to Petra, visiting Madaba with the oldest map of the Holy Land, and its Mosaic School, Mt. Nebo and the alleged burial site of Moses overlooking the Dead Sea and the Jordan Valley; then drive through the magnificent scenery of Wadi Mujib to Kerak to visit the Crusader Castle (stop for optional lunch). Overnight in Petra.
     
Day 3 - Friday






  Full day Petra
A full day to visit the many sites of Petra, this city that was carved into the rose-red Sharah Mountains by the Nabateans and lost to Civilisation until re-discovered by the Swiss Burkhardt. Walk through the Siq, a narrow and winding fissure between the cliffs, to reach the Treasury, the Roman Theatre, the Courts, Qasr Bint Pharaoun, Temple of the Winged Lion and other monuments. A break for optional lunch, or you may wish to climb up to the Monastery. Overnight in Petra.
                              
Day 4 - Saturday




  Petra - Wadi Rum - Araba Crossing
Visit the Wadi Rum Desert (a short ride in 4x4 vehicle) with its awesome moon-like landscape, where the film "Lawrence of Arabia" was shot. Continue to the Araba Crossing and assistance with departure formalities, or to Aqaba for a day or two at the Beach (please see "Optional Services"). Drop-off is also possible in Amman with no surcharge
                                    
HOLIDAY INCLUSIONS:






 
  • Accommodation in the hotel category of choice
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • Services charges and sales taxes at hotels & restaurants
  • Transportation in comfortable air-conditioned tour coaches, vans and limousines
  • Services of an Escort / Guide throughout the tour
  • All entrance fees to sites visited and services of local guides where necessary
  • Horse ride at Petra
                                      
EXCLUSIONS:

 

 

 
  • Visa fees
  • Departure taxes where applicable
  • Telephone calls, laundry and other items of personal nature
  • Lunches while on tour
  • Tips to hotel and restaurant staff, drivers and guides
     
 

 

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